Essays about: "ethnic discrimination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 essays containing the words ethnic discrimination.

  1. 1. Ethnic Discrimination in London’s Housing Market – Are Bangladeshi women worse off applying for housing compared to White women?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Fredholm; Sonja Stanicic; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Taste-based discrimination; Statistical discrimination; London housing market; Bangladeshi; Correspondence testing design; Ethnic discrimination;

    Abstract : This study investigates ethnic discrimination for sublets in London’s rental housing market. By applying an experimental design, four female fictitious characters were created to apply for housing advertisements on the website Gumtree. READ MORE

  2. 2. Acting in the Interest of the Represented : A Field Experiment on Ethnic Discrimination in the Contact Between Citizens and Local Swedish Politicians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Angelica Kristiansson Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : ethnic discrimination; responsiveness; Municipal Commissioners; Sweden; field experiment; correspondence testing;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a field experiment on the topic of ethnic discrimination in the contact between citizens and local Swedish politicians. A correspondence technique was used to investigate whether ethnicity affects how responsive Municipal Commissioners are to questions regarding school politics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Leave No One Behind – But What About the ‘Scum of the Earth’? : A Discourse Analysis Based on Theories by Arendt and Agamben on Rohingya and Statelessness

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Evelina Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Arendt; Agamben; Rohingya; Statelessness; Human Rights;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to understand the situation of Rohingya through the concept of statelessness and to illustrate the importance of citizenship in relation to human rights. The Rohingya minority has for a long period of time been victims of violence and discrimination by the Myanmar government and military. READ MORE

  4. 4. Otherness and Exclusion in A Single Man: Reading Christopher Isherwood from the Perspective of Queer Theory

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Malin Annby; [2019]
    Keywords : Christopher Isherwood; A Single Man; queer theory; intersectionality; heteronormativity; homosexuality; ethnic minorities; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Christopher Isherwood’s A Single Man is set in California in the early 1960s and follows a day in the life of the gay protagonist George, who finds it necessary to keep his sexuality hidden due to the widespread intolerance of homosexuals. The purpose of this essay is to examine how Isherwood draws parallels between different misfit groups to shed light on the situation of homosexuals at a time when homosexual acts were still illegal in California. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender-based violence in the refugee camps in Cox Bazar : -A case study of Rohingya women’s and girls’ exposure to gender-based violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Linda Nordby; [2018]
    Keywords : Rohingya; Myanmar; Burma; Rakhine; gender-based violence; sexual exploitation; trafficking; survival sex; prostitution; refugee camps; SRHR;

    Abstract : The Rohingya, an ethnic minority group that traditionally have lived in Rakhine State, Myanmar, are facing severe structural discrimination from the Myanmar state. Rohingya women and girls have experienced horrific acts of gender-based violence from the Myanmar army in Rakhine State before they fled to Bangladesh and the refugee camps in Cox Bazar area. READ MORE